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Fire destroys Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

Fire destroys Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

(Zaman Al Wasl)- A fire tore through a camp for Syrian refugees in northern Lebanon on Monday, activist told Zaman al-Wasl. No casualties were reported in the camp. The fire turned 33 tents in the camp into ashes, activist Ma'moun al-Qaisi said.  Lebanon is hosting...

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Lebanese soldier beats Syrian refugee to death

Lebanese soldier beats Syrian refugee to death

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- A Lebanese soldier has beaten a Syrian refugee to death in Bekaa Valley near the Syrian border, activists said Wednesday. The soldier, identified as Abudlatif Zaitouni, has hit Mohamed Abdul Jawad Wais, 46, with a baton on his head, continuing a series of crimes...

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Mobile fun houses built for Syrian children

Mobile fun houses built for Syrian children

A Turkish businesspeople association has built two mobile amusement houses for Syrian refugee children, who are suffering from trauma, said the director of the association Friday. Baris Arat, a board of director of BASSIAD, told Anadolu Agency that their association did a field study to...

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HRW decries expulsion of Syrian refugees from Lebanon

HRW decries expulsion of Syrian refugees from Lebanon

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday condemned the expulsion of hundreds of Syrian refugees from their temporary residences in Lebanon. “At least 13 municipalities in Lebanon have forcibly evicted at least 3,664 Syrian refugees from their homes and expelled them from the municipalities,...

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Syrians in Morocco and Algeria: Life and Investments

Syrians in Morocco and Algeria: Life and Investments

(Eqtsad)- The harsh reality of war has scattered Syrians throughout the globe in a desperate search for safety and stability that have been missing in Syria for years. Morocco was one of the countries that took in Syrians since the very beginning, as approximately 3,500 Syrians have...

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500 Syria refugees begin returning home from Lebanon

500 Syria refugees begin returning home from Lebanon

  Around 500 Syrian refugees left southern Lebanon on Wednesday under an agreement between authorities in Beirut and Damascus that provides for their return to their home country, AFP's correspondent said. The UN's refugee agency said it was aware of the returns but was not...

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Syrian refugee children abandoned by Lebanese medical facilities

Syrian refugee children abandoned by Lebanese medical facilities

(Eqtsad)- A large number of children in Syria and Lebanon, the border areas between Syria and Lebanon as well as the nearby areas reaching the coast city Tartus in Syria and all of the north Lebanon region, have been exhibiting odd symptoms for weeks. These symptoms were: severe diarrhea,...

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WUSC Launches Student Refugee Program in Lebanon, Jordan

WUSC Launches Student Refugee Program in Lebanon, Jordan

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- World University Service of Canada (WUSC) has unveiled the Student Refugee program which will enable Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan to continue their university education in Canada. The program offers the opportunity for 100 students each year to continue...

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UN body to start new plan for Syrian refugees in Turkey

UN body to start new plan for Syrian refugees in Turkey

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will launch on Tuesday a new two-year plan for Syrian refugees in Turkey, according to a top FAO official. The Syria Refugee Resilience Plan aims to improve food security, strengthen livelihoods and enhance the resilience of Syrian refugees...

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Turkish aid agency helps Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Turkish aid agency helps Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) on Monday said it provided food and blankets to 210 Syrian families in Lebanon. According to a statement by TIKA, the families in Harisa region, north of Beirut, were given about 7.5 tons of food and 420 blankets. The...

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No more free dialysis for Syrian refugees in Jordan amid lack of fund

No more free dialysis for Syrian refugees in Jordan amid lack of fund

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian refugee patients with kidney failure in Jordan have been suffering from the cost of dialysis as donor countries neglects such torment. The patients were told on Friday that their free treatment which funded by the Qatari Red Crescent is no more availabe,...

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Around 1,000 Refugees to Return to Syria from Lebanon

Around 1,000 Refugees to Return to Syria from Lebanon

Lebanon's General Security agency is expected to implement Saturday an agreement reached with Damascus on returning around 1,000 displaced Syrians from Lebanon's Shebaa region to their hometowns inside Syria, a media report said. “Their hometowns which lie on Mount Hermon's eastern...

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Around 600 refugees in Hasbaya set to return to Syria

Around 600 refugees in Hasbaya set to return to Syria

Around 600 Syrian refugees living in the Hasbaya towns of Shebaa and al-Arqoub have decided to start going back to Syria Saturday, the National News Agency reported Friday.

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Refugee child wins first place in mental mathematics competition in Malaysia

Refugee child wins first place in mental mathematics competition in Malaysia

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian child Nour Laith Ibrahim won the first place in an international mental mathematics competition held in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, her mother told Zaman al-Wasl on Tuesday. The 12-year-old girl was able to solve 235 questions in 8 minutes, according to her...

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Les taux de divorce augmentent parmi les réfugiés syriens dans l'UE

Les taux de divorce augmentent parmi les réfugiés syriens dans l'UE

En Europe, les réfugiés Syriens ont cherché les moyens appropriés de se séparer de leurs partenaires de vie, comment ils devraient aller rapidement pour obtenir leur «liberté» et continuer à raconter des histoires de divorces étranges et diverses. Les temps, tels que la demande de...

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Syrian refugees trying to cross to Greece ‘beaten by batons’

Syrian refugees trying to cross to Greece ‘beaten by batons’

Syrian migrants trying to cross from Turkey to Greece are being beaten by Turkish coastguards, it was claimed yesterday. A Syrian couple with the first names Aladdin and Bushra filmed the moment their dinghy was stopped at night. Children and women could be heard screaming as they...

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Over 270 undocumented migrants held in NW Turkey

Over 270 undocumented migrants held in NW Turkey

At least 278 undocumented migrants have been held in northwestern Turkey, a security source said Monday. The migrants were nabbed during a gendarmerie patrol in Orhaniye, Bosnakoy, Ipsala and Meric districts of Edirne province, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to...

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Syrian refugee sets himself on fire at a Greek migrant camp

Syrian refugee sets himself on fire at a Greek migrant camp

ATHENS (Reuters) - A 26-year old Syrian man set himself on fire at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Thursday, in one of the most serious incidents involving stranded migrants in many months. The man was slightly burned and was treated at a local hospital, an official...

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